Tag: Kodagu Rains

Soon, puja to resume at Bhagamandala Temple
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Soon, puja to resume at Bhagamandala Temple

August 11, 2020

Madikeri: The puja and other rituals at Bhagamandala’s Bhagandeshwara Temple, which was disrupted due to landslides at Talacauvery, the birth place of River Cauvery, will resume soon. The decision to resume puja was taken at a meeting held at a private hotel here yesterday, which was chaired by Kodagu District in-Charge Minister V. Somanna and…

Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days
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Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days

August 10, 2020

Kushalnagar: Kodagu received 579 mm rainfall in seven days between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 as against a normal rainfall of 156 mm. According to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), this is the highest rainfall in Karnataka. With 579 mm rains, the district has received 272 percent more rainfall in just seven days,…

Daughters of Talacauvery chief priest reach Kodagu
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Daughters of Talacauvery chief priest reach Kodagu

August 10, 2020

Madikeri: As rains have abated in Kodagu, rescue operations have been initiated in full swing and over 150 personnel from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Madras Engineering Group (MEG) are carrying out search for the priest family that was washed away at Talacauvery on Wednesday midnight.  Five persons of…

Rain abates; relief operations pick up pace in Kodagu
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Rain abates; relief operations pick up pace in Kodagu

August 9, 2020

Madikeri: While the reduced intensity of rain in Kodagu has accelerated relief and rescue operations, the overall flood situation at several parts of the District continues to be still grim.  Rescue and relief operations by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Rapid Response Team and the District Police, along with…

Five missing in midnight landslide at Talacauvery in Kodagu
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Five missing in midnight landslide at Talacauvery in Kodagu

August 6, 2020

Madikeri: In a major midnight landslide at the holy place of Talacauvery in Kodagu District, five persons including the Chief Priest of Sri Cauvery Temple are missing. Due to incessant rains, a portion of the Brahmagiri Hill collapsed on two houses where the priests lived. The missing persons are T.S. Narayanachar (70), Talacauvery Temple Chief…

August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist
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August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist

August 6, 2020

Kushalnagar: The earlier May-June-July monsoon in Kodagu has been delayed and rains are occurring only in the month of August-September since the last two years — and continuing this year — due to global warming and where changes to climate are happening, said Dr. T.V. Ramachandra, Coordinator, Energy and Wetlands Research Group (Centre for Ecological…

Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate
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Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate

August 5, 2020

Normal life thrown out of gear; Indian Meteorological Department forecasts heavy to very heavy rains till August 9 Madikeri: Similar to the pattern that began in 2018 and continued last year, Kodagu is receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall in August coupled with gusty winds. Rain has been pounding the district since the last four…

Harangi Dam full: Water released
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Harangi Dam full: Water released

August 4, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, over 4,750 cusecs of Cauvery water has been released yesterday from the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district following heavy inflow in the region. The four crest gates of Harangi Dam in Somwarpet Taluk have been opened releasing water to the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district. The…

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